Healthcare Equality Index

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Name: Healthcare Equality Index
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

KMCSmedia published Health team signs up to Stonewall

Comments (0)NHS Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has joined Stonewall's Health Champions programme to improve services for gay, lesbian and bisexual people.Stonewall's research shows this group has a range of specific ... [Published Sevenoaks Chronicle - Jul 23 2014]
Entities: NHS, Lesbian, Gay
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Under Secretary for Health's Information Letter Regarding the Provision of Health Care For Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Veterans

Targeted News ServiceWASHINGTON, July 1 -- The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Veterans Health Administration issued the following information letter:1. Purpose. This Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Information Letter provides guidance for medical ... [Published Insurance News Net - Jul 06 2014]

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James Taylor, Stonewall's head of policy, said: "By being part of the Health Champions programme, the CCG will receive free support from Stonewall to achieve real improvements in the care provided to lesbian, gay and bisexual people and their families."
...That Memorandum directed VA medical facilities to undertake at least three specific initiatives in Fiscal Year 2013 to "help build a welcoming and inclusive environment for LGBT Veterans within their facility." Among the suggested initiatives was participation in the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) survey for 2013...

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